Executive Director- Janette McDonald

Janette grew up on her family’s dairy farm in Middle Musquodoboit, NS. She was an avid 4-H member and involved in her family’s farm, so it was fitting that she found her way to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. She graduated from NSAC in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Agricultural Business. After graduation Janette worked for the NS Department of agriculture as a Marketing Research Assistant, Agricultural Awareness Assistant, and Agriculture and 4-H Leadership Coordinator. Janette has also worked with the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture as an Environmental Farm Plan Coordinator. She became a Professional Agrologist in 2011 was awarded Outstanding Young Agrologist in 2015 and has served many years of on Council Executive. Janette found her way to Agri-Futures, initially as a Director representing Young Farmers and now as the Executive Director. She is passionate about the possibilities of food for Nova Scotia, learning about new ways to work together, and farming!

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